Adjective "unrewarded" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Not rewarded.
  1. 'A fine all-round performance from Duffield's Lee Wild went unrewarded as opponents Drax clinched the runners-up spot in the first division of the HPH York Vale Cricket League.'
  2. 'If it all works out, I'll see to it that your efforts don't go unrewarded.'
  3. 'But the experience he had garnered during those trips south, memorable weeks in which he shared digs with Mark Hughes, Norman Whiteside and Clayton Blackmore, went unrewarded.'
  4. 'So often great acts go unrecognised and unrewarded - so why not give our local heroes the recognition they deserve?'
  5. 'Jackson has successfully realised the most monumental movie-making feat in recent memory, yet the scale of his achievement seems undervalued and unrewarded.'
  6. 'Restaurants often add a service charge on to the tab, thereby avoiding the possibility that even the most indifferent service does not go unrewarded.'
  7. 'When NHS dentists say they feel unrewarded, it's all relative.'
  8. 'People will not, however, tolerate indefinitely shabby treatment meted out to right-minded citizens who work unrewarded in the interests of the community and its future.'
  9. 'And while such diligent pursuit of knowledge usually goes unremarked and unrewarded, next week the world's barmy boffins get their moment of glory.'
  10. 'If you feel that great work by other people is going unrecognised and unrewarded, then make a noise about it.'


1. a sum of money offered for the detection or capture of a criminal, the recovery of lost or stolen property, etc.

2. something given or received in return or recompense for service, merit, hardship, etc. verb (used with object)

3. to recompense or requite (a person or animal) for service, merit, achievement, etc.

4. to make return for or requite (service, merit, etc.); recompense.

More examples(as adjective)

"sides can be unrewarded for efforts."

"efforts can be unrewarded."

"people can be unrewarded."

"individuals can be unrewarded."

"works can be unrewarded."

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